Cleaning an iPad case

iPutz

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I have an iPad3 with the gray Apple Smart Cover and have found that with repeated use, over several months, that the case cover has picked up oils from the face of the iPad and after cleaning the iPad's glass face the case cover is re-depositing these accumulated oils back on the screen after cleaning. Does anyone know of a way to clean the inside of the cover to keep this from happening?
 

EverythingApple

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I'd place a microfiber cloth over the screen before closing the case. I used to do this with my iPad (1st Gen).
 

aihna

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I'm using the cloth I used to clean my eye glasses (microfiber cloth) to clean the screen of my ipad 2, it works great for me.
 

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I have the same issue with a grey case/cover ( Smart Cover ) for my mini..... I think the original post was intended to get information about cleaning the covers 'cloth' side, not the iPad screen. I suspect that upholstery cleaner might work but wonder if anyone had tried to clean a Smart Cover with anything like that. The rubberized exterior is easy, but I'm leery about damaging the fabric side ..
 

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I have the same issue with a grey case/cover ( Smart Cover ) for my mini..... I think the original post was intended to get information about cleaning the covers 'cloth' side, not the iPad screen. I suspect that upholstery cleaner might work but wonder if anyone had tried to clean a Smart Cover with anything like that. The rubberized exterior is easy, but I'm leery about damaging the fabric side ..
This thread is nearly 4 months old, but could still benefit someone. I think the OP referred to the inside of the cover, where it touches the screen.
 

dmoskaluk

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This thread is nearly 4 months old, but could still benefit someone. I think the OP referred to the inside of the cover, where it touches the screen.
Yep - I searched the topic as it is not something which I've seen discussed- and you are correct, I'm referring to the 'fuzzy side' of the cover. The rubberized side is a no-brainer but the other side gets grubby fairly quickly ..
 
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Charlotte Bolton

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Which fabric cleaner was it? (would like to buy it myself)
 

dmoskaluk

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I used a product called 'Resolve' Upholstery and Fabric cleaner. I suspect any similar product would work as well. I'm not really a "Martha Stewart' type at all , so just read a few labels. I got it at the supermarket. Good Luck !
 
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Charlotte Bolton

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Thank you!